TENDER: Knowsley Aecer Court (Field Lane) Supported Living Service

Aecer Court (Field Lane) Supported Living Service

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Aecer Court (Field Lane) Supported Living Service


321800 - Independent Supported Living


In 2015, Liverpool Housing Trust (LHT) made an application to the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) through the Affordable Housing Programme 2015-18 Prospectus, to obtain funding for a supported accommodation housing scheme, located on Field Lane, Fazakerley. The Council has supported the scheme and proposes to nominate current Knowsley clients including those who currently live out of borough receiving social care services to be the beneficiaries of the scheme, in order to maximise positive outcomes for clients through cost-effective means. The proposals will provide 10 one-bedroom apartments, 5 two-bedroom wheelchair accessible bungalows and 1 one-bedroom bungalow, which will accommodate a maximum of 21 clients with Learning Disability/Autism, Physical and/or Sensory Disabilities. The Service Provider of the supported living arrangements will support adults with one or more of the following disabilities: • Acquired brain injury • Physical or sensory disability • Autistic spectrum disorder • Learning disability including complex, cognitive and physical needs • Enduring mental health difficulties • Young people in transition with a disability and/ or learning disability Each category may include people with complex co-existing needs e.g. difficulty engaging with services and leading a chaotic lifestyle, including drug and alcohol misuse, mental health problems, a learning disability and/or possible forensic history. Support will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. The provider will also be required to provide on-site management as part of the service and senior management available on 365 days per year. Support will be provided in an individual’s own home For a full specification for this opportunity, please register you interest. Suppliers are advised to clarify any points of doubt or difficulty relating to the documentation before submitting their response. Any queries should be submitted through the question and answer function via The Chest (Pro-Contract) e-tendering system. Please refer to previously asked questions before asking a question as duplicate questions will not be answered. Both questions and answers will either be made public on The Chest or responded to directly to the originator depending on the content. It is your responsibility to ensure that the completed submission is uploaded successfully on The Chest by the deadline specified below: Bidders are advised that the deadline set out above is absolute. You are advised to upload your submission well in advance of the deadline to avoid any technical issues that might arise causing you to fail to meet the deadline which would lead to the rejection of your submission. The Council is conscious that Bidders spend a huge amount of time, effort and expense in putting together a submission and is keen to ensure that no bid is rejected for this reason. In submitting your quotation you agree to contract on the Council’s own terms and conditions. Due to the Council’s obligations of fairness and equal treatment to all bidders it cannot accept amendments to its terms and conditions or alternative terms and conditions. If you seek to amend the Council’s terms and conditions or submit alternative terms and conditions the Council may reject your quotation.


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Support, Living, Adult, Disability

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From 22/04/2016 13:00 to 20/05/2016 09:30

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Contact details


Knowsley Council


Kelly Black




0151 443 4938


2nd Floor, Municipal Building
L36 9YU
United Kingdom